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BuddyPress Activity Stream Bar

Description

Adds a static bar at the bottom of every page of your website. Which displays the latest 20 BuddyPress Activities and rotates threw them.

This way all your members/visitors can see at a glance all the latest activity on your website!

There are also buttons so you can go forward and back in the activity stream and a close/open button in the bottom right.

Screenshots

  • BuddyPress Activity Stream Bar in action! Complete with forward and back buttons.

Installation

  1. Activate the “BuddyPress Activity Stream Bar” Plugin
  2. See FAQ if you want to change how often the activity rotates.

FAQ

I want to change how often the activity changes

Go to this file /plugins/buddypress-activity-stream-bar/bp_activity_bar.js and search for bprotatetime = 7000; change 7000 to whatever you’d like. 1000 = 1 Second.

I want to change how many activities show up

Go to this file /plugins/buddypress-activity-stream-bar/bp_activity_bar.php and search for this line <?php if ( bp_has_activities('max=20') ) : ?> You can change it to any number between 1-20.

I only want my friends activity to show up

Go to this file /plugins/buddypress-activity-stream-bar/bp_activity_bar.php and search for this line <?php if ( bp_has_activities('max=20') ) : ?> Replace it with this <?php if ( bp_has_activities('max=20','scope=friends') ) : ?>

I want this displayed at the top of the page instead

Only do this if you don’t have the BuddyPress Admin Bar enabled. Go to this css file /plugins/buddypress-activity-stream-bar/bp_activity_bar.css Find the lines that start with the following #footeractivity #innerbpclose #innerbpopen and change this bottom:0px; to this top:0px;

Contributors & Developers

“BuddyPress Activity Stream Bar” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

Version 1.3.2 (March 7th, 2011)

  • Bug Fix: Will load correctly if wordpress is installed in a sub-folder.

Version 1.3.1 (Jan 9th, 2011)

  • Bug Fix: Will now show the bar only after it’s fully loaded.

Version 1.3 (Jan 7th, 2011)

  • Added buttons so you can go forward and back in the activity stream.
  • Added a button to the bottom right to close/open the activity stream.

Version 1.2 (Jan 4th, 2011)

  • Fixed error with linking to the css/js files.

Version 1.1 (Jan 4th, 2011)

  • First release